Mr. Ahmed Abou Hashima inaugurates the development and revamping project of “Ezzbet Al Nassrah” village in Al Menya Governorate, Federal Affairs and Local Development Dr. Ahmed Zaki BadrMinster, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr.Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa, Minster of Planning Development
Dr. Ashraf Al Arabi , General Essam Bedewi Governor of Al Menya Governorate, Dr, Hassan Khalil on behalf of Sheikh Al-Azhar Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb, the Father Dawod Nashed Samalot Diocese agent
and the Colonel Akram Ali the Military Adviser of Al Menya Governorate attended the opening ceremony of this development project.
Ezzbet Al Nassarh is the 9th
village in the initiative and this a part of Egyptian Steel’s initiative to revamp the neediest villages in Upper Egypt, this initiative targets 40 villages in sevral governorates in Egypt with total amount of EGP 120 million.
The development project included the revamping & furnishing of 51 houses, providing poor families with 50 heads of cattle, as well as an insurance policy of 400 pounds per month, helping 10 girls to get married, providing 10 wheelchairs for people with special needs in addition to financing 10 micro-enterprise projects.
This initiative was included Mahdy Al Akhram, Al Gharkad and Abo Saleh villages in Beni Suef Governorate, Al Sheikh Fadl in Al Menya Governorate, Awlad Yehia’s village in Sohag Governorate, Al Nekhila village in Assiut Governorate, Al Sheikh Ali in Qenna Governorate, Al Kherba village in North Sinai in addition to 3 villages in Al Behira Governorate (Al Zohour, Meseda and Qetaa) that was flooded in the winter of 2016 where the initiative renovated the damaged houses were by installing and windows and supplying water and electricity to these houses.
The total numbers of houses that were revamped during the initiative are 607 house, the total head of heads cattle there were distributed are 500 cattle also 76,000 kg of meat were distributed in addition to 6700 pieces of clothing, 22500 blankets and helping 115 girls to get married, providing 35 wheelchairs for people with special needs in addition to financing 125 micro-enterprise projects with fund of EGP 12,000 for each project.
Mr. Ahmed Abou Hashima declared that the development project in Toshka’s village in Aswan Governorate will start meanwhile the next few weeks and a team in Egyptian Steel team with the cooperation of Dar Al Orman Association will inspect this village to identify its requirements.
Mr. Ahmed Abou Hashima added that a new phase of this initiative will be declared soon, and it will target 40 more villages which cost up EGP 120 million pounds.